Multiplicity

Returns the multiplicity of a root. An element a is said to be a root of multiplicity k of p(x) if p(x) = (x-a)k q(x); where q(a) 0. If aLaTeXa is not a root, its multiplicity is zero.

Syntax

multiplicity(List, Polynomial)

Description

Given a list with the root and a polynomial, returns its multiplicity.

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